May 072014

Bread Besan Toast is an easy bread snack recipe made by toasting bread slices coated with besan (chickpea gram flour) batter. A simple breakfast or tea-time snack, savoury Besan Bread Sanwich is usually served with Tomato Ketchup or Mint-coriander chutney.

Savoury Bread Besan Toast Recipe

Bread Besan Toast

In less than 15 minutes you can rustle up this yummy and healthy low-fat bread snack recipe. Kids will relish this delicious pan-fried bread besan toast! 

Bread Besan Toast Easy Recipe:

Masala Bread Besan Toast made with gram flour and toasted on a tawa is handy to whip up when you’re running short of time. A simple toast recipe that anyone can make, Bread Besan Toast is very easy and very good! Serve the savoury tava-fried besan bread toast with green coriander chutney or tomato sauce. 

How to make Bread Besan Toast:

1. To make Bread Toast with besan, in a mixing bowl add gram flour, carom seeds and all the spices. Using water, whisk into a lump-free batter. Add onions, chilli, coriander leaves and mix well.

Gram flour batter for pan-fried bread toast recipe

Gram Flour Batter

2. Heat a greased non stick pan. Dip the bread slices in the batter. Both sides should be evenly coated.

Coat bread slices with gram flour batter for bread masala toast recipe

Coat bread slices with batter

3. Place the batter coated bread slices on the greased pan.

Toast gramflour coated bread slices on a pan for bread besan toast recipe

Toast bread slices on pan

4. Toast both sides of the bread on medium heat till golden brown.

Toast bread in frying pan for besan bread toast recipe

Flip over and cook

5. Remove and serve Spicy Bread Besan Toast hot with ketchup or green chutney.

Veg Bread Besan Toast Recipe

Savoury Bread Besan Toast

If you are looking for more recipes using chickpea flour, do try out Cabbage Onion Pakoda and Fish Masala Tikka.

Besan Masala Toast details:

Veg Bread Besan Toast
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Besan Bread Toast is bread slices dipped in spiced gram flour batter and toasted to a golden brown. This savoury besan bread sandwich recipe is a great option for kids’ lunch boxes. It is the best bread recipe ever!

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Calories: 244 kcal
Author: Shil
  • Whole wheat bread – 4 slices
  • Gram Flour Besan – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 small chopped
  • Green Chilli – 1 finely chopped
  • Carom Seeds - ½ tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Red Chilli powder – ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Cumin powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water – as required
  • Oil – ½ tbsp
  1. To make chickpea flour bread besan toast, take a bowl and mix together gram flour, carom seeds, salt, cumin powder, chilli powder and asafoetida.

  2. Pour a little water at a time and blend into a smooth batter.
  3. Stir in chopped onions, green chilli and coriander leaves.
  4. Cut bread slices into a shape of your choice - triangle, rectangle etc.
  5. Heat a non-stick pan. Smear with oil.
  6. Dip each slice of bread in the gram flour batter and place on the heated pan.
  7. Let the bread cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes. Turn over and allow the underside to cook.
  8. When both sides turn golden brown, remove besan ke toast from pan onto a paper towel.
  9. Serve Masala Besan Bread Toast with tomato ketchup and a mug of masala chai.

Recipe Notes

* You can use white bread, brown bread, multi-grain bread – basically any bread of your choice.
* You can add finely chopped/grated vegetables such as capsicum, carrot, cabbage, spring onions or even corn


Bread Besan Toast – Pan Fried Bread Masala Toast | Tava Bread Toast
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Shil is a freelance writer, professional blogger, foodie, health advocate and travel enthusiast.

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